Extension

Department Overview:

The University of Minnesota Extension at Le Sueur County is the educational outreach of the University of Minnesota, connecting education and research to the needs of citizens and communities.

Le Sueur County links with the University of Minnesota to provide trained Extension staff in the areas of youth development (4-H), nutrition education, agriculture, natural resources and home horticulture. Educational programs are offered in group settings, one-on-one contacts, mass communications, distance learning, self learning opportunities and collaborative efforts including families, youth, seniors, food producers, communities and organizations.

In addition to Le Sueur County, 15 Regional Centers have been established around the state, funded with state and federal dollars, providing educational programming in the areas of: Land, Food & the Environment; Community Development & Vitality; and Youth Development & Family Living.

Contacts:

Diane DeWitte
Extension Educator, Ag Production Systems
(507) 304-4325
stouf002@umn.edu

Nancy Domonoske
Administrative Assistant
(507) 357-8230
fax 507-357-8605
domon002@umn.edu

David Foley
4-H Program Coordinator
(507) 357-8525
djfoley@umn.edu

Kanko Akakpovi
SNAP-Ed Educator
(507) 332-5948
kakakpov@umn.edu

Regional Director:

LuAnn Hiniker
luannh@umn.edu

University of Minnesota Extension Information

Household Answer Line:  800-854-1678
Farm Information Line:  800-232-9077
http://www3.extension.umn.edu/county/le-sueur/